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When I switch on my Olympus d-700 camera on the back screen it says write protected...dont know what to do
Take the memory card out of your camera and look at it. SD and SDHC cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card.
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